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Hanwha Techwin’s Wisenet WAVE integrated with BlueBox’s video wall controllers

The technology partnership established between BlueBox Video and Hanwha Techwin means that images captured by Wisenet Full-HD, ultra-HD, 4K and 360 degree ‘fisheye’ cameras can now be cost-effectively displayed on and across a video wall, as well as on a desktop PC...
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Biometrics incorporated within Inner Range’s Inception access control solution

A new firmware update for Inner Range’s intelligent access control system Inception means that end users can now present biometric credentials as well as traditional access cards to gain entry. Facial recognition, fingerprint scans and iris scans may all now be used as access...
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City of London Police and Microsoft crack down on fraudulent Indian Call Centres

Two criminal Call Centres in Kolkata, which were instrumental in defrauding thousands of victims in the UK alone, have been put out of business thanks to an operation conducted by the City of London Police and Microsoft in co-operation with the Indian police service. The Call...
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Security Industry Authority licence fraudster from West London remanded in custody

On Thursday 7 November, Oladeji Christopher Owolabi of West London pleaded guilty to two counts of fraud and one offence contrary to the Identity Documents Act at Westminster Magistrates’ Court. Owolabi is now in custody pending his sentencing at Wood Green Crown Court on...
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Magenta Security Services backs First Aid training for licensed security officers

Magenta Security Services is strongly supporting the Security Industry Authority’s (SIA) decision to require licensed security officers to undertake First Aid training from 1 April 2020. The company’s support for the move is based on the firm belief that the new...
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NCA secures multi-million pound asset portfolio following proceeds of crime investigation

Property worth up to £8.1 million – including a villa in Tenerife, a Range Rover Evoque and 16 addresses in and around Bath in Somerset – have been recovered by the National Crime Agency (NCA) following a civil recovery and tax investigation. Four members of the same...
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FPA’s leader strongly urges Government to mandate third party certification

Focusing on the Public Inquiry into the Grenfell Tower disaster, Fire Protection Association (FPA) managing director Jonathan O’Neill OBE has used the organisation’s annual Fire Sector Summit as a platform for urging the Conservative Government to “get on with...
Posted On 14 Nov 2019
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Government announces UK special envoy for countering violent extremism

Home Secretary Priti Patel has appointed John Woodcock MP as the UK’s special envoy for countering violent extremism. The new role will focus on improving the UK’s response to violent extremism with a particular focus on tackling far right violent extremism, taking lessons...
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Cyber Security Connect UK welcomes UK’s cyber security elite in Monaco

Cyber Security Connect UK, the exclusive conference and industry forum for Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs), began on Wednesday 13 November in Monaco. This second edition event, for which Risk Xtra is an Official Media Partner, sees more than 200 of the UK’s top CISOs...
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12-hour shifts “have significant negative impact” on CCTV operators’ health

CCTV operators in most UK Monitoring Centres are working long hours which can prove detrimental to their performance and reduce the effectiveness of their clients’ video security systems. The cumulative effect of regular 12-hour shifts can have a negative health impact a...
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